Inverted frontal view method for bile duct cannulation

Hideaki Harada, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, New Tokyo Hospital, Chiba, Japan presents this VideoGIE case "Inverted frontal view method facilitates bile duct cannulation via the intact papilla in patients with Roux-en-Y anastomosis." An 85-year-old-man who had undergone total gastrectomy plus Roux-en-Y reconstruction was referred to our department with calculus-related cholangitis. We describe the …

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Editor’s Choice: Double-balloon enteroscopy in Crohn’s disease

GIE Associate Editor Dr. David Schwartz recommends this Original Article from the July issue, "Double-balloon enteroscopy in Crohn’s disease: findings and impact on management in a multicenter retrospective study" by Semrad et al.  In this article, the authors present a multicenter retrospective study looking at the impact of double balloon enteroscopy (DBE) in the management of …

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Endoscopic removal of large common bile duct stone

Ryan Law, DO from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA presents this video case "Endoscopic removal of a large common bile duct stone: more than one way to skin a cat." This video demonstrates successful removal of a "cat's eye" calculus within the common bile duct using single-balloon …

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Jejunal hemangioma resection

Toufic Kachaamy, MD and Shabana F. Pasha, MD from Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Phoenix, Arizona and Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona, respectively, share their VideoGIE case "Jejunal hemangioma resection via double-balloon enteroscopy." This case describes the endoscopic resection via double balloon enteroscopy of a jejunal hemangioma located approximately 280 cm distal to the ligament …

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Novel laparoscopic and hand assisted enteroscopy technique

Hazem Hammad, MD, and colleagues from the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia, Missouri, USA present this video case titled "Laparoscopic and hand assisted deep enteroscopy with polypectomy in Peutz-Jeghers syndrome." This was a very unique case of a late initial diagnosis of a Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) patient (at 64 years old) and …

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